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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Aigle, n. Also: aigill, agill. [OF. aigle, whence also e.mod.E. aegle (1535).] An eagle. — 15.. Clar. iv. 258.
Alse swift as aigill in the aire
Ib. v. 2243.
The agill in the air
1600-1610 Melvill 25.
Als far … as the aigle [passes] the howlet

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